DESCRIBE THE COMPUTER AVAILABILITY FOR STUDENTS AND IT FACILITIES INCLUDING WI-FI WITH DATE AND NATURE OF UPDATION:
MNR DENTAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL has an independent IT department for maintaining computers, peripherals, network devices and servers. A total of 47 computers are installed in various departments with extensive network of cables and LAN connectivity and data transfer speed of 1000Mbps and IT facilities to enhance the learning process of students. The MNR campus is intra and internet connected. Internet connections are provided in all department, staff room, classrooms and seminar halls. All the students and faculty are given login ID & password for utilization of internet facilities of the institution. All departments, lecture halls and seminar halls have adequate computers, LC projectors and audio-visual systems which are supported by UPS and generator with Wifi facility. The faculty prepares the teaching material using computers provided in their respective department and uses them for delivering their lectures. The quality of the teaching-learning process is enhanced through the utilization of online resources like e-journals, e-books and resources from different database by faculty and students. The Institute has a virtual class room where regular remote teaching-learning is being conducted. Internet speed was 50 Mbps (2017- 2020), it was upgraded to 90Mbps in 2021 and currently it is increased to 1GB in the year 2022.The Institution upgrades the IT infrastructure and associated facilities whenever required.
Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) is being constantly updated and maintained by Authentic India Pvt. Ltd. Electronic Medical Records System (EMR) is also being constantly updated and maintained by Authentic India Pvt. Ltd. In the year 2016-17, CIFTECH software was installed, which is an advanced Windows based dental hospital management software system for OPD clinics. Hospital Management Information System is for the following sections:
1. Front Office
2. Out Patient Department
3. Admission Counter
For LAN Protection system we are using Cyberoam 200ING Firewall and SEQRITE Antivirus Endpoint security 7.1 Business edition (2016) to restrict unauthorized user access. Cyberoam 200ING with Firewall for control the Network security and bandwidth Management. Daily Backup for IBM Server SQL DATA, and using external Hard Drive to store data daily wise. And we are using SOPHOS Endpoint Advanced Anti-Virus system since 2018 to avoid risk factors from unknown sources (Pen drives/Internet). The institution is conducting exam through web based exam software, Conduct exam. Classes during pandemic were conducted with the help of software such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom. It offers the students opportunity to attend classes remotely. The college has been automated with the Campus medicine software which systemizes the campus with reliable and efficient ERP module.MNR Central Library is fully automated with SOUL Software Integrated Library Management System and Web OPAC and augmented with Barcode technology. With the IT revolution and changing environment in education sector in teaching and learning process in particular, a shift from closed institutional network to open environment is happening. Internet connectivity is opened new vistas which enabled teaching-learning possible remotely through virtual classroom.